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What do we know about Brexit?

How does Brexit affect Business?

Brexit Uncertainty: it’s the buzzword of the moment. However, while there are still plenty of unanswered questions we now know a lot about Brexit, what it might look like and what it would mean for businesses.

Below you will find information on commonly asked business questions about Brexit and answers based on the two key Brexit scenarios (Deal or No-Deal). To help you pin point which areas your business needs more information on, remember to complete your FREE Business Brexit Health Check for your personalised report on how Brexit may impact your business.


 

How will Brexit Affect Businesses? - Key areas

People and Skills

If your business employs EU nationals, employs UK nationals working in the EU or undertakes business travel to the EU there are some Brexit fundamentals that you should be aware of. Find quick fire answers to key questions on the EU Settlement Scheme, rights of UK nationals to work in the EU and more here.

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Trade

If your business buys or sells goods or services from/to partners in the EU (or one of the nations the EU has a trade deal with) there are some Brexit fundamentals that you should be aware of. Find quick fire answers to key questions on customs, tariffs, market access, trusted trader schemes and more here.

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Regulation and Legal

If your business has functions based in both the EU and UK, is regulated by and EU agency, sells products accredited to EU standards or transfers data into or out of the EU there are some Brexit fundamentals that you should be aware of. Find quick fire answers to key questions on UKCA Marking, data protection requirements, protecting intellectual property and more here.

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Funding & Business Support

If your business receives EU funding either directly or via a business support organisation there are some Brexit fundamentals that you should be aware of. Find quick fire answers to key questions on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, future of EU funded business support and more here.

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What Chamber support and resources are available?

Brexit Clinics

FREE events giving local businesses an opportunity to speak with guest experts about how key aspects of Brexit might impact their organisation and what they can do to prepare.

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Training courses

Ensure that your staff are fully prepared for all Brexit scenarios, whether it be in export documentation or knowing how to conduct your business deals in new markets.

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Export Documentation

Are you prepared for the post Brexit world with your export documentation? Learn about important documents used in international transactions, why you need them and how to complete them.

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Brexit Toolkit

FREE resources for businesses on Brexit including answers to commonly asked questions and local facts and stats

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Translations and language services

Our team can help you through various channels such as bespoke language training for new markets with specific language for your sector. We also offer interpreting and translation options to cater for your company’s or individual needs.

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Chamber Membership

Want to save up to 20%? All of our members benefit from discounted services within the documentation team and translation services as well as the expertise from the International team.

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Transatlantic Chamber

Are you looking at trading with new markets? North America is the biggest receiver of UK exports. Match your business with the relevant US state or Canadian province.

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Commonwealth Chamber

Have you explored trading with the Commonwealth? Access insight into trading with 53 countries across the globe. Take part in monthly market familiarisation sessions & gain regular insight on Commonwealth opportunities.

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The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Brexit Advisory Group

The GBCC Brexit Advisory Group is comprised of Brexit experts and business community representatives. It acts as a sounding and advisory board for GBCC Brexit activity. Current members of the group are:

  • Clare Francis, Head of Brexit Advisory, Pinsent Masons
  • Kate McGowen, Public Affairs Manager, University of Birmingham
  • Mark Modena, Director, Winning Moves
  • Martin Hanson, Regional Director Business Banking, HSBC
  • Omer Simjee, Partner, Constantine Law
  • Paul Cadman, CEO, Genesis Momentum
  • Paul Knobbs, EU and Large Projects Partner, Aston University
  • Peter Murphy, Director, Allenco
  • Professor Julian Beer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Birmingham City University
  • Richard Guy, Co-Founder and Joint MD, SimkissGuy Recruitment
  • Rick Grain, MD, Effigy Blinds
  • Rachael Badger, Business Development Manager, RSM
  • Steve Brittan, MD, BSA Technologies

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